Results 1 – 16 of 68 29 November by Clifford A. Pickover . El Libro De La Fisica: Del Big Bang Hasta La Resureccion Cuantica. 25 November El Libro De La Fisica: Del Big Bang Hasta La Resureccion Cuantica (Spanish) Hardcover – Import, 25 Nov by Clifford Pickover (Author). Buy El Libro De La Fisica: Del Big Bang Hasta La Resureccion Cuantica by Clifford Pickover (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low.
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The book is very well organized as its pages reflect discoveries at a certain time period, each page summarizes the overall topic so one will not have to ponder over detail. For the most part Pickover’s choices are both varied and important. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. One slight grievance I have with the book, is its use of the formula which each scientist ifsica have come up with.
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But it’s fun to pick it up now and then, and marvel at the many tremendous discoveries and historical milestones that are covered within. Pickover graduated Clifford A. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I understand that Pickover’s goal was to give us a sampling of the wonders of physics rather than any comprehensive overview, but his one-page descriptions of topics as important as relativity, quantum mechanics and cosmology left me hungry and restless for more.
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May 04, Omar Ali rated it really liked it. Fisics Research Center inas a member of the speech synthesis group and later worked on the design-automation workstations. Overall I thought the book was really interesting. The interesting part is that this volume depends on the radius of the pipe to the 4th degree. Pickover is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, and science fiction, and is employed at the IBM T.
The purpose of the page on Baghdad battery becomes even more questionable because there is another article on battery on page It’s already dde century after the invention of same battery in Europe.
Universal Fade-Out–or will the universe live to a ripe old age of trillion years? This reactor chugged along for “hundreds of thousands of years” estimated. Turns out there is both physical curving and optical illusions involved. Dec 14, David rated it liked it Shelves: This is a great coffee-table book with lots of illustrations. Starting libr the Big Bang itself A very impressive tome covering milestones fisic the history of physics.
May 26, Ethan Hoskins rated it really liked it Shelves: I thought this book was a reasonably good introduction to physics. The problem is that each item is only given 1 small page of text and a picture. Here’s the Wikipedia page: Return to Book Page.
Solar Furnace I learned what a solar furnace fisiac A great addition to any public library, and wonderful for beginners in physics. Share your thoughts with other customers.
Jan 29, Eric Susak rated it really liked it Shelves: For the matter of relevance of humanity, I’d say topics like ‘prehistoric nuclear reactor’, ‘black diamond’, ‘hero’s jet engine’, ‘aurora borealis’, etc. Oct 19, Fred Hughes rated fislca liked it. And I’m not just talking about the shiny cover and the glossy pages with pretty pictures. The equation determines the volume of flow of picklver liquid through a pipe. Feb 17, Williwaw rated it really liked it Shelves: What I really liked about this book was the sheer variety of topics Pickover treads on; from the mundane-sounding but important gas laws to the technologically revolutionary transistor to the practically amusing pickoover curveballs, the “drinking bird” to the philosophically earth-shattering Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle to the exotic picoover wondrous Dyson spheres, Randall-Sundrum branes, quantum immortality.
While fascinating in their own right, I found it hard to understand them. For example, the Baghdad battery is introduced on page I’d’ve given it 5 stars if each item discussed had been more in depth, but then the book would have to have been published in volumes.
Pickover’s primary interest is in finding new ways to expand creativity by melding art, science, mathematics, and other seemingly disparate areas of human endeavor. So the Baghdad battery article shouldn’t even be there because it’s not even a milestone that has contributed to the humanity al any particular aspect.
The examples illustrate the tremendous power of physics to both explain and practically enrich the world around us, at every different scale and dimension that we can conceive.
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